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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Nicole Mazzarella  

Pen Name: None



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Illinois Connection

Mazzarella teaches creative writing at Wheaton College in Illinios and currently lives in La Grange Park, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mazarella writes about rural Midwestern life. She has taught creative writing at Old Dominion University currently teaches at Wheaton College.


Peace Like a River, Paraclete Press Fiction Award of 2004 Christy Award, 2005 CT Best Fiction Book of 2005

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability Mazzarella often meets with book clubs, teaches writing workshops, and speaks on writing, creativity, and habits of attention.

Selected Titles At Your Library

This heavy silence :
ISBN: 1557254257. OCLC Number: 60664348

Paraclete Press,. .

Dottie Connell struggles to face the past she has worked fifteen years to forget when she becomes the caregiver of her childhood friend's daughter.